The Conflict Alert 2019 highlights the decline of violent conflict incidents in Muslim Mindanao after the Marawi war and amidst continuing extremist violence events, the impact of the State’s continued implementation of martial law in the region, and its implications especially on the strengthening of the Bangsamoro sub-state.
The year 2017 was a turning point in the magnitude of violent conflict in the ARMM, amplified by the astonishing…
The ARMM saw an explosion of violence in 2016 as the Duterte government declared a war on illegal drugs and…
Violent conflict surged to unprecedented levels in Muslim Mindanao in 2016 as the Duterte government launched a war on illegal drugs and guns and newly emerging violence from extremist groups escalated.
Violent conflict incidents in the Davao Region (excluding Davao City) outnumbered those in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) by four to one.
Data for 2011-2013 showed that conflict incidents were higher in the mainland provinces than in the island provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.